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Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Research Career Development Awards


Emerging Global Leader Award

Program Purpose

The purpose of the Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award is to provide research support and protected time to a research scientist from a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) with a junior faculty position at an LMIC academic or research institution leading to an independently funded research career.



Career level


PD/PI must be an LMIC citizen, with masters or doctoral degree, and junior faculty appointment.




Academic education or research institutions in LMICs.

Currently Supported Investigators

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